Category Archives: women
Women’s Experiences During the Wars of the Roses Abstract: This paper will discuss the lived experiences of women of the English nobility and gentry during the period between 1450 and 1485, which covers the end of the Hundred Year’s … Continue reading
A husband ‘accidentally’ glimpses into his wife’s bedchamber only to discover that the lady whom he believed to be fair, noble, and undoubtedly human – is in fact a (partial) snake. This unfortunate discovery, though hushed for a short … Continue reading
On March 1, 1484, Richard III swore an extraordinary oath. In front of “lords spiritual and temporal” and the mayor and aldermen of London, he promised that if Elizabeth Woodville and her daughters came out of sanctuary at Westminster, he … Continue reading
While Joan of Arc is well-known as a woman who was involved in medieval warfare, there are many more examples of women who took up arms or commanded armies during the Middle Ages. Here is our list of ten medieval … Continue reading
Ever wonder what went into dressing in the Middle Ages? These helpful videos will show you how men and women dressed for all occasions.
Medieval and modern concepts of rights: how do they differ? The Nature of Rights: Moral and Political Aspects of Rights in Late Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy, ed. Virpi Mäkinen (Acta philosophica Fennica Vol.87, 2010) Abstract: To say that there … Continue reading